Zabor Funeral Home Inc.
5680 Pearl Road Parma, OH 44129,
between Snow & Ridge Road
In Memorial

NOVAK, Joseph W.

Joseph W. NOVAK, Age 79. Beloved husband of Rita (nee Smith). Loving father of Joseph (Kelly), Stephen (Sharon), Michael (Beth), Kathryn Gillissie (Ken), Peter (Helene), Therese MacQueeney (Patrick), Rita Vitko (Mark), Juliane Tober (Kurt), Mary Maline (Michael), Paul (Tara), David and John (Staci). Beloved brother of Nellie Arenas (Archie, dec.), Mary Alice Hauptman (Willard, dec.) and the late Florence Bolek (Nick, dec.), Helen Hillenbrand (Louis, dec.) and Frank (Florence). Loving grandfather “Papa” of 47, great grandfather “Papa” of 9.

Mass of Christian Burial: Monday, April 19, 10:00 AM, St. Michael the Archangel, Scranton Rd. (at Clark). Interment: Holy Cross Cemetery. Visitation: Sunday, 2-4 and 6-8 PM at The Zabor Funeral Home, 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma (betw. Snow & Ridge).

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Veterans Admin., Visiting Nurse Assoc. Hospice and the City Mission.


Messages of Condolence

  1. Joe, I was sorry to hear of your loss. I hope you and your family can move through this time of sadness as easily as possible.

  2. Please know that you are in our prayers and thoughts today and all the days to follow.God bless you all. Love you all very much.

  3. Please accept my sympathy on the passing or your father. God Bless you and your family during this sorrowful time, and praying that you will find comfort in His Presence.

  4. Mary, we were sad to hear the news of the passing of your Dad.. thinking of you during this hard time,

    Dan, Amie Jake& Mason

  5. Mary and Family, we were sad to hear about the passing of your Dad. Thinking of you during this hard time,

    Dan,Amie , jake and mason

  6. Dear Mary and Family. I am thinking of you in this most difficult time. May your father rest in peace. Beth

  7. Dear Rita and family,

    May the peace which comes from the memories of love shared comfort you now and in the days ahead. The Lord will comfort your heart as only He can do. Our sincere thoughts and prayers are with you.

    With deepest sympathy,

    Irene Prodan and family

  8. Dear Julie and Family,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I’m sure you have wonderful memories that will live on forever. When my dad past a friend wrote me, “Death leaves a heartache no one can heal…but LOVE leaves a memory no one can steal.” How true this is! Your mom is blessed to have so many wonderful children by her side! My deepest sympathy, Diane Buttrey

  9. Dear David & family, I am really sorry to hear about your Dad’s passing. My thoughts are with you and the entire Novak family. May God bless you and may God keep you in his loving care during this difficult time.

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